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Crazy Horse : the strange man of the Oglalas : a biography

Author: Mari Sandoz
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd edition, Updated with supplemental materialsView all editions and formats

Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose social non-conformity contributed to his reputation as being "strange," fought in many famous battles, and held out tirelessly  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Crazy Horse; Crazy Horse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mari Sandoz
ISBN: 9780803217874 0803217870
OCLC Number: 610559793
Notes: "Bison books"--Prelim.
Description: xxii, 481 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contents: BOOK I - THE LIGHT-HAIRED BOY1. Cow Tracks on the Holy Road2. The Coming of the Wagon Guns3. The Gift of Ears4. Soldiers on the Blue Water5. The Great Teton Council6. The Song of a Good NameBOOK II - THE GLORIOUS WARRIOR1. Fat Times for the People2. Whites Like Rising Flood Waters3. The Big Year4. The Hundred in the Hands5. So Long as Grass Shall Grow6. Many Things Thrown AwayBOOK III - THE MAN OF THE PEOPLE1. Marriage and the Death of a Friend2. Death, and the Thieves' Road3. The Great Encampment4. Many Soldiers Falling into Camp5. The Smoke of Victory Hangs Low6. Sitting on the White Man's Island7. A Red Blanket from His OwnWHITE-MAN CHRONOLOGYBIBLIOGRAPHYNOTES
Responsibility: by Mari Sandoz ; introduction to the Bison books edition by Vine Deloria Jr.


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